Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip look round the Ideal Home Exhibition. London.
Unissued / Unused material.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, visit the Ideal Home Exhibition. London.
LS Queen and Duke arriving. MS Queen being introduced to the architect, Trevor Smith and James Gardner, designer of the Grand Hall. Various shots Queen looking at a million pounds worth of gold bars. Various shots Queen looking at some modern gas cookers and fridges on the Gas Council Stand.
Various shots Queen and Duke walking through gardens. LS Queen looking at waterfall and rockery in garden. MS watching performers. MS's Duke inspecting an AA patrolman's motorcycle. MS's Queen and Duke inspecting table heavily laden with food prepared by Bon Viveur. MS looking at basket of fruit on the South African stand. MS as the Queen is presented with a tablecloth and doilies from the Cyprus stand. On the Nut Brown stand the Queen is intrigued by a gadget for producing a corkscrew design from a potato.
MS as the Queen is introduced to some Gold Coast inhabitants in full costume. MS Duke chatting to girls MS Queen inspecting girls preparing butter on Australian stand. The housing section: MS of the Queen inspecting the lounge of the Canadian house. LS Queen in lounge of the 'Daily Mail House'. MS through serving hatch of Queen in the kitchen. MS pull down shelves.